1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor Essex Fizz » 16 aug 2014, 21:52

All chrome now finished & i am a happy boy :D Can now finish the build, not long now :)

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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor marco » 17 aug 2014, 03:44

Nice
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor NIX » 17 aug 2014, 07:56

Are those bolts chromed or galvanised?
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor Essex Fizz » 17 aug 2014, 10:05

They are chromed Nix,look nice but sometimes a pain to fit :x

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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor NIX » 17 aug 2014, 10:29

That's my point exactly. Hope they still fit.
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor Essex Fizz » 17 aug 2014, 11:20

All the bolt threads are wire brushed at 5000rpm & then greased before fitting,been OK so far.
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor Essex Fizz » 17 aug 2014, 19:02

Did a bit more today, rebuilt shocks,rebuilt rear light, engine fitted, exhaust pipe fitted.

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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor pee67 » 17 aug 2014, 19:18

Nice job 8)
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor the_destroyers » 17 aug 2014, 20:19

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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor fantomas » 17 aug 2014, 23:44

nice,nice,nice
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor Essex Fizz » 23 aug 2014, 18:45

Thanks guys, she's now seen daylight for the first time in 8 months :D

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Still to do,
Bar grips
Speedo
Front flashers
Connect all wiring
Fork oil
Gearbox oil a few other bits
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor Jeti » 23 aug 2014, 18:50

Beautiful :bow:
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor fantomas » 23 aug 2014, 19:09

wow!!!!
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor Dr. Bob » 23 aug 2014, 19:12

Too beautiful to ride... :?
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Re: 1971 5 speed German SS Restoration

Berichtdoor Essex Fizz » 23 aug 2014, 19:43

Thanks guys & girls, she is a real labour of love but worth it,i know what your saying Dr Bob,she will not be my main ride but she will see the road now & again when she is completed,probably will not ride her till next year now :( i have ordered the last few remaining parts today,
rectifier, carb valve, flasher unit & will have her up & running for next month so will put a short clip on Youtube then

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